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Saturday night rain totals
Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
March 9, 2012
UPDATED: Former Lake George, Minn., pastor's bail set at $1 million in sex case
Unconditional bond in the amount of $1 million has been set in the case of a former Lake George pastor facing 15 counts of criminal sexual conduct...
March 9, 2012 - 6:00am
December 20, 2011
Man arrested after angry tirade, threats at Park Rapids, Minn., post office
A Park Rapids man faces a Disorderly Conduct charge stemming from a volatile incident Monday noon at the Park Rapids post office. Gabriel Alan Detmers, 34, apparently came into the crowded post office to complain that his grandmother's Christmas cards had not been picked up by the...
December 20, 2011 - 11:39am
November 23, 2011
Three charged in 'significant' meth bust in Hubbard County
Three men appeared in Hubbard County District Court Wednesday noon in what the county attorney is calling "one of the most significant" drug busts in recent memory. Darrol Allen Shepersky, 41, and Harold Glenn Hanson, 41, both of Park Rapids, and Joshua Paul Carlson, 31, of Eagan,...
November 23, 2011 - 12:35pm
July 27, 2011
Lake George, Minn., post office on potential national closure/conversion list
The quaint Lake George post office is one of 88 Minnesota Postal Services outlets targeted to close or be converted to a "village outlet." The Postal Services has been looking at operations of thousands of 3,500 outlets nationally and Tuesday announced numerous closures. It is...
July 27, 2011 - 7:36am
July 4, 2011
Nevis firefighter injured responding to boat blaze
A Nevis firefighter was taken to the Park Rapids hospital when he was injured responding to a boat inferno on Lake Belle Taine Monday noon. Ron...
July 4, 2011 - 1:33pm
June 1, 2011
Day after storm brings signs of progress and what was lost in Park Rapids
As Day 2 dawned, Park Rapids residents woke up to aching backs and plenty of sunshine. But that sun carries a heavy price of what was lost in Monday night's EF-1 tornado, which struck older sections of the city. "Good grief we lost a lot of beautiful trees," said Minnesota Power...
June 1, 2011 - 6:56am
May 25, 2011
Men get electronic home monitoring in hunting case
Two Twin Cities area men received electronic home monitoring Monday as punishment in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Stephen Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, entered into plea deals in...
news / hunting / outdoors
May 25, 2011 - 1:00pm
Sebeka man dies in rollover accident
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call of a one-vehicle crash around 9:30 Thursday morning. Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, a white passenger car was found upside down in a drainage ditch full of water. The driver of the vehicle, Joshua Kangas, 26, of Sebeka,...
March 25, 2011 - 9:43am
UPDATED: Akeley boy dies in snow plowing accident
A 4-year-old Akeley boy died after being accidentally struck by his father in a skid steer loader Thursday. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes described the incident as a tragic accident. Kyle Vredenburg was accidentally backed over while his father Ron was plowing snow, Aukes...
March 25, 2011 - 9:01am
March 23, 2011
Murder suicide claims two lives in Park Rapids
A family tragedy unfolded Tuesday night as a husband and wife died in a murder suicide in Park Rapids. Police said Gregory Duane Anderson, 45, shot his wife Dawn at their home on Birch Briar Lane, then turned a high powered rifle on himself. Both bodies were found on the front...
March 23, 2011 - 9:28am
Falling ice breaks gas line in downtown Park Rapids
Ice falling from a roof on the west side of the third block of Main street broke a line to a gas meter early Wednesday afternoon, Park Rapids police and firefighters responding. The west half of the block was evacuated. The problem was identified and corrected within a half hour,...
news / local
February 23, 2011 - 1:25pm
Former Park Rapids teacher charged with bringing gun onto schoolgrounds
A former Park Rapids teacher who resigned under pressure late last year makes his initial appearance on a charge of bringing a weapon onto school grounds. Scott Christopher Eischens, 38, was an industrial education teacher at Park Rapids Area High School for 12 years. He was placed...
February 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2011
Beltrami County issues warning of poor ice conditions
Beltrami County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management and Boat and Water Division is fielding calls today regarding the state of lake accesses in the area. Due to the melt, they are degrading at a higher rate than we usually would expect in February. The Sheriff's Office urges...
February 17, 2011 - 11:41am
February 9, 2011
Peak flu season to hit state in next few weeks
Based on weekly reports from the Minnesota Department of Health, the state could be seeing peak flu season in a few weeks. It's still not too late to get a flu shot, said Myra Haldorson, RN, infection preventionist/employee health coordinator at St. Joseph's Area Health Services. Haldorson...
news / local
February 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2011
Nutrient-rich diet provides benefits to Park Rapids family
Tanya Larson has discovered a new way to think about choosing and eating foods through the Weston A. Price Foundation. The Weston A. Price...
news / food
February 2, 2011 - 1:09pm